Modern Design /07 October 2008


Shiro Kuramata

OBA-Q lamps, set of three
Ishimaru Co., Ltd.
Japan, 1972
cut milk-white plastic sheet
30 w × 32 d × 31 h in (76 × 81 × 79 cm)

This lot features all three available sizes of the OBA-Q lamps.

Measurements above provided for largest example; other examples measure: 23 w x 24 d x 21 h inches and 16 w x 15 d x 14.5 h inches. Signed with applied manufacturer's label to base of each example: [Design By Shiro Kuramata 1972].

literature: Shiro Kuramata 1934-1991, Hara et al., fig. 19, ppg. 68, 136The Works of Shiro Kuramata 1967-1981, Isozaki, unpaginated

estimate: $4,000–6,000
result: $8,400

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